The Social Construction Of Reality: A Treatise In The Sociology Of Knowledge by Peter L. BergerThe Social Construction Of Reality: A Treatise In The Sociology Of Knowledge by Peter L. Berger

The Social Construction Of Reality: A Treatise In The Sociology Of Knowledge

byPeter L. Berger, Thomas Luckmann

Paperback | July 11, 1967

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Called the "fifth-most important sociological book of the 20th century" by the International Sociological Association, this groundbreaking study of knowledge introduces the concept of "social construction" into the social sciences for the first time. In it, Berger and Luckmann reformulate the task of the sociological subdicipline that, since Max Scheler, has been known as the sociology of knowledge.
PETER L. BERGER is University Professor and Director of the Institute for the Study of Economic Culture at Boston University. He is the author of, among other books, Invitation to Sociology, The Sacred Canopy, and The Capitalist Revolution. THOMAS LUCKMANN is Professor of Sociology at the University of Konstanz (West Germany). He is th...
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Title:The Social Construction Of Reality: A Treatise In The Sociology Of KnowledgeFormat:PaperbackDimensions:240 pages, 8 × 5.2 × 0.5 inPublished:July 11, 1967Publisher:Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0385058985

ISBN - 13:9780385058988

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"... A major breakthrough in the  sociology of knowledge." -- American  Sociological Review.